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On my 97 my alternator stops working after it gets hot, if…

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On my 97 my...

On my 97 my alternator stops working after it gets hot , if you let the can cool down enough it will work fine til it gets warmed up then cuts out

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '97 Cadillac?

Sedan deville

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your DeVille yourself? What have you tried so far?

We have changed to a rebuilt alternator and have a new battery

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you changed a battery before?

No

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Cadillac Mechanic: Amedee, Cadillac Technician replied 1 year ago
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Hello and welcome!

My name isCustomerand I can assist you with your question.

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Cadillac Mechanic: Amedee, Cadillac Technician replied 1 year ago

I am very sorry your having this issue with your vehicle.

I will try my best to answer all of your questions.

However, before we get started, please let me mention a few things.

1. If at any point you would like to speak on the phone, please feel free to request a phone call on your end and I can call you right away.

2. If you dont understand any technical terms or anything that I mention (component tests or theory or operation), please let me know and I will provide you with a more in debt explanation or answer.

3. Please understand that I am here to help you any way I can.

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Cadillac Mechanic: Amedee, Cadillac Technician replied 1 year ago

May I start by getting your VIN and any stored codes in the computer?

Thank you!

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